Committee on Academic Policies and Standards (CAPS)

Minutes for August 27, 2008

 

Members present:   S. Anglehart, J. Boyle, R. Gillis, C. Lee, P. Randolph, S. Van Dalsem,

                                D. Kockler, K. O’Brien

Members excused:  R. Haro, D. Lake, J. Shadforth

Consultants:              C. Andersen, C. Burkhardt, A. Dittman, M. Evenson, G. Herling, S. Keller,

                                T. Richter, T. Walls

 

  1. The meeting was called to order at 8:08 by convener R. Gillis.   

 

  1. M/S/P to elect J. Shadforth as committee chair.

 

  1. S. Anglehart has volunteered to be secretary.

 

  1. R. Gillis reviewed responsibilities of CAPS and discussed student appeals procedures.

 

  1. M/S to go into closed session to hear student appeals.  By roll call vote, motion passed.  For each appeal, the standing motion is to approve the appeal.

 

  1. The committee heard appeals of academic ineligibility from two College of Science and Health (SAH) students:

    XXXX                                Denied             1-7-0

    XXXX                               Approved         8-0-0

 

  1. The committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from one College of Liberal Studies (CLS) student:

    XXXX                               Denied             0-8-0

 

  1. The committee heard an appeal to request a waiver of the 2.0 GPA graduation requirement for one College of Liberal Studies (CLS) student:

    XXXX                               Denied             0-8-0

 

M/S to calculate a combined cumulative GPA to earn a 2.0 for above student for graduation from UWL with the understanding that we will calculate a combined cumulative GPA (coursework from all institutions) given the current rules.  Motion passed 8-0-0.

 

  1. The committee heard appeals of academic ineligibility from four College of Liberal Studies (CLS) students:

    XXXX                                           Approved         (7-1-0)

    XXXX                                           Denied             (0-8-0)

    XXXX                                           Denied             (0-8-0)

    XXXX                                           Denied             (0-8-0)

 

  1. The committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from one College of Business Administration (CBA) student:

    XXXX                                            Approved         (7-1-0)

 

11.  The meeting was adjourned at 12:06 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Suzanne Anglehart, Secretary